Best Lawn Sprinkler

Feed your grass with one of these exceptional lawn sprinklers


October 20, 2021
Sprinkler watering a yard.
Find the right sprinkler for your lawn. Pixabay

In Florida, a good lawn sprinkler is about as important as a wide-brimmed hat for sunny days and a salt-rimmed margarita for sultry nights.

Here are several models of lawn sprinklers that are ready to give your grass the perfect watering.

Melnor XT Turbo Oscillating Sprinkler with TwinTouch Width Control & Flow Control, waters up to 4,500 sq.ft. - XT4200-IN by Melnor

Best coverage

This option has 20 nozzles, enough to cover up the biggest backyards. Melnor

This oscillating lawn sprinkler has an integrated flow control dial that allows you to customize the range of the water streams. It’s perfect for stretches of a lawn that have unusual dimensions. Plus – at full range – it can cover up to 4,200 square feet of the lawn.

Orbit 56667N Zinc Impact Sprinkler on Tripod

Customizable settings

Spray up to 85 feet in diameter or 5,670 square feet when set to a full circle. Orbit

Sure, this sprinkler can cover a lot of grass, but we love it because it’s designed to deliver a clog-resistant spray even when using reclaimed water or water from ponds and canals. The all-metal construction will hold up to wear and tear better than competing models.

RainBird P5RLSP - Plastic Impact on Large Spike

Easy to Clean

This model is mounted on a metal stake for maximum stability. RainBird

This model uses the professional-grade impact sprinkler that Rain Bird uses for its automatic systems – here it’s used in a more portable fashion. The 8-inch spike is stainless steel and can be sunk anywhere in the yard – even in hard-packed dirt or clay.

Orbit 58322 Traveling Sprinkler, Green

Tractor Style

This self-propelled model can cover up to 13,500 square feet and follow a track of 200 feet of hose. Orbit

Curious how a tractor sprinkler works? It’s pure genius. Just lay out your hose in the pattern you want the “tractor” to follow. The hose becomes the track. An auto-shutoff feature stops the watering when the end of the track is reached.

Raigro 360 Degree Pulsating Lawn and Garden Sprinkler with All Metal Head, Waters up to 85 feet in Diameter, Adjustable Spraying Area and Distance


This easy-to-adjust option can be changed to provide up to a full circular pattern. Raigro

The ruggedness of this sprinkler stands out from the rest of the pulsating models. It features a rust-proof metal head and a weighted base to give it additional stability.

Steve Spears is editor of Florida Travel & Life, an online brand that inspires active, affluent travelers, providing them with insider information on discovering the best of Florida. Informative and engaging, the website showcases travel destinations, arts and cultural venues, vibrant dining scenes, recreational activities, the great outdoors and the revitalized real-estate market. He is based in Orlando and counts St. Augustine, Key West and the Gulf Beaches among his favorite destinations in the state.


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